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About SU2C Canada

What is the goal of Stand Up To Cancer?

Simply put, Stand Up To Cancer Canada’s (SU2C Canada) goal is to end cancer’s reign as a leading cause of death in Canada by building awareness and educating the public about cancer prevention, and by raising funds Stand Up To Cancer Canada’s (SU2C Canada) goal is to end cancer as the leading cause of death in Canada by building awareness and educating the public about cancer prevention. By raising funds to accelerate research, SU2C Canada hopes to help transform cancer from a disease that takes far too many lives to one that people survive. For more information about the work that Stand Up To Cancer Canada is doing, please visit https://standuptocancer.ca/.

How is Stand Up To Cancer Canada different from Stand Up To Cancer in the U.S.?

Stand Up To Cancer Canada (SU2C Canada) and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) share a common mission to make cancer patients into cancer survivors through accelerated, collaborative research that improves cancer treatments and outcomes for patients sooner. Both SU2C Canada and SU2C utilize the entertainment industry’s resources to engage the public in supporting and contributing to these initiatives. Stand Up To Cancer Canada is, a Canadian Registered Charity (Reg# 80550 6730 RR0001). Stand Up To Cancer is a division of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization in the United States. Each organization has its own Board of Directors that include senior executives of networks in their respective countries. Scientific research funded by SU2C Canada is evaluated, recommended and monitored by the SU2C Stand Up To Cancer Canada (SU2C Canada) and Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) share a common mission to make cancer patients into cancer survivors through accelerated, collaborative research that improves treatments and outcomes. Both SU2C Canada and SU2C utilize the entertainment industry’s resources to engage the public in supporting and contributing to these initiatives. Stand Up To Cancer Canada is a Canadian Registered Charity (Reg #80550 6730 RR0001). Stand Up To Cancer is a division of the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization in the United States. Each organization has its own Board of Directors that include senior executives of media networks in their respective countries. Scientific research funded by SU2C Canada is evaluated, recommended, and monitored by the SU2C Canada Scientific Advisory Committee. The US-based SU2C initiative has a separate Scientific Advisory Committee. SU2C Canada and SU2C share a common mission; however, they are separate and distinct programs.

What is a Dream Team?

Dream Teams are flagship projects that bring together multidisciplinary researchers from different institutions to address critical problems in cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. For information about SU2C Canada Dream Teams, please visit https://standuptocancer.ca/the-science/dream-teams/.

What is the Innovative Research Grant program?

The Innovative Research Grant (IRG) program supports cutting-edge cancer research that would be deemed too high-risk to receive funding through traditional channels. IRG awards provide significant funding to early-career scientists with novel ideas that have a strong potential to impact patient care. Currently the IRG program only operates in the US under the US-based Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), but awardees collaborate with Stand Up To Cancer Canada (SU2C Canada) and SU2C Dream Teams annually at the SU2C Scientific Summit.

Donation

Is my receipt valid for tax credits?

Your donation is eligible for tax credits/deduction, as applicable, to the extent allowed by Canadian law.

Can I cancel my donation?

No. By law, donations are non-refundable. You cannot change your mind once you’ve made a charitable donation.

What is the Stand Up To Cancer Canada’s charitable registration number?

Stand Up To Cancer Canada’s Canadian Registered Charity number is #80550 6730 RR0001.

How much of my donation goes to the cause?

100% of donations received from the public are used to support collaborative cancer research, education, and awareness programs within Canada.

What will appear on my credit card statement?

When you donate by credit card, a charge to “SU2C Canada” will appear on your credit card billing statement.

I donated, but did not get a tax receipt. What do I do?

If you donated on our website and did not receive a tax receipt at the email address you provided when donating, please contact Donor Services at donorservices@standup2cancer.ca or by calling 1-800-207-4204.g 1-800-207-4204.

If you did not provide an e-mail address, or if you sent in your donation via cheque, your receipt will be sent via regular mail. This can take several weeks. If it has been longer than 4-6 weeks since you donated, please contact Donor Services at donorservices@standup2cancer.ca or by calling 1-800-207-4204.

I have a question about my donation, who do I contact?

If you have a question about your donation, please contact Donor Services at donorservices@standup2cancer.ca or by calling 1-800-207-4204.

Can I donate by a cheque?

Yes, we accept cheques. Please make your cheque payable to “Stand Up To Cancer Canada” and mail it to:

Stand Up To Cancer Canada
PO Box 64014 Royal Bank Plaza

Toronto, ON M5J 2T6

Can I mail in a cash donation?

Unfortunately, we cannot accept cash donations. If you would like to mail in cash donations, please convert to a cashier’s cheque and mail to the below address. Be sure to include your personal information with the cashier’s cheque so we may accurately generate a tax receipt. 

Stand Up To Cancer Canada
PO Box 64014 Royal Bank Plaza

Toronto, ON M5J 2T6

Can I make a recurring donation?

Yes, you can choose to make your donation monthly when donating online at standuptocancer.ca.

How do I cancel my recurring donation?

To cancel your recurring donation please contact Donor Services at donorservices@standup2cancer.ca or by calling 1-800-207-4204.  

Additionally, the email confirming your donation will include a link to our Donor Portal where you will be able to cancel or update your recurring donation. When you receive this email, simply click on “Manage my donation” and you will be taken to the Donor Portal website. Once there, you will be able to update your recurring donation information.

What hours are your Donor Services representatives available?

If you have a question about your donation, please contact Donor Services at donorservices@standup2cancer.ca or by calling 1-800-207-4204.

Our regular Donor Service hours are Monday – Friday: 9am-5pm PT, closed on Saturday and Sunday.

However, on August 21, 2021, representatives will be available from 7am-10pm PT; on August 22 they will be available from 7am – 5pm; and on August 23 they will be available from 8am – 6pm.

How do I send a tribute in honor or memory of a loved one?

When you donate online at www.standuptocancer.ca, you will have the option to make the donation in honor or memory of a loved one – you will also be able to send an e-card at this time. 

Additionally, the email confirming your donation will include a link to our Donor Portal where you will be able to create a Stand Up To Cancer tribute ecard in honor of a friend or loved one.

When you receive this email, simply click on “Manage my donation” and you will be taken to the Donor Portal website. Once there, you will be able to create and send the tribute e-card.

If you mailed in a check or did not receive a link in your email, please contact Donor Services at donorservices@standup2cancer.ca or by calling 1-800-207-4204 for assistance with your tribute request.

Tribute edits and/or questions.

Please contact our Donor Services team at donorservices@standup2cancer.ca or by calling 1-800-207-4204 for any tribute questions or issues.

If a business donates goods or services to my event, will they receive a tax credit from Stand Up To Cancer Canada?

Unfortunately, we cannot generate tax credits for a business that donates goods or services to your fundraiser since the donation does not go directly to Stand Up To Cancer Canada.

Contact Us:

I have a fundraising question that isn’t answered here. What do I do?

For all additional questions, please contact us via email at SU2CCanada@CrowdRise.com.

CONTACT US

I have a question that isn’t answered here. What do I do?

For all additional questions, please contact us via email at info@standup2cancer.ca.